filler
I. noun Date: 15th century one that fills: as a. a substance added to a product (as to increase bulk, weight, viscosity, opacity, or strength) b. a composition used to fill the pores and grain especially of a wood surface before painting or varnishing c. a piece used to cover or fill in a space between two parts of a structure d. tobacco used to form the core of a cigar e. material used to fill extra space in a column or page of a newspaper or magazine or to increase the size of a work (as a book) f. a pack of paper for a loose-leaf notebook g. a sound, word, or phrase (as “you know?”) used to fill pauses in speaking II. noun (plural fillers or filler) Etymology: Hungarian fillér Date: 1904 — see forint at money table

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  • Filler — steht für: Filler (Farbe) Forint, eine ungarische Münze Filler, frühere kleinere Währungseinheit der Korona im ungarischen Reichsteil Österreich Ungarns, siehe Österreichische Krone Filler, Begriff der Tagmemik Abdecker, Berufsbezeichnung bei der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fillér — [ filɛr ] n. m. • 1930; mot hongr. ♦ Monnaie hongroise. Cent fillérs. ⇒ forint. ⊗ HOM. Filaire. ● filler nom masculin (anglais filler, de to fill, emplir) Matière minérale à grains très fins utilisée comme agglomérant en travaux publics. ● filler …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Filler — Fill er, n. 1. One who, or that which, fills; something used for filling. [1913 Webster] T is mere filler, to stop a vacancy in the hexameter. Dryden. [1913 Webster] They have six diggers to four fillers, so as to keep the fillers always at work …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • filler — /ˈfiller, ingl. ˈfɪlə(r)/ [vc. ingl., propriamente «riempitivo»] s. m. inv. riempitivo, additivo …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • fillér — [fēl′lār΄] n. pl. fillér or fillérs [Hung] a monetary unit of Hungary, equal to 1/ 100 of a forint …   English World dictionary

  • Filler — Fill er, n. [From 1st {Fill}.] A thill horse. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Filler — (Filir, slaw. Filjar), Dorf im Kreise Gömör des Verwaltungsgebietes Kaschau (Ungarn), Eisenhämmer, Arbeiten in Holz; 580 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • filler — fill‧er [ˈfɪlə ǁ ər] noun [countable] a short newspaper article or programme on television or radio, used to take up extra space or time, and to keep people interested: • He produced a series of short fillers for television …   Financial and business terms

  • filler — (n.) late 15c., one who fills, agent noun from FILL (Cf. fill) (v.). Meaning something used to fill is from 1590s. Specifically of food products by 1901 …   Etymology dictionary

  • filler — ► NOUN 1) something used to fill a gap or cavity, or to increase bulk. 2) an item serving only to fill space or time …   English terms dictionary

  • filler — [fil′ər] n. a person or thing that fills; specif., a) matter added to some other to increase bulk, improve consistency, etc. b) a preparation used to fill in the cracks, grain, etc. of wood before painting or varnishing c) the bunch of blended… …   English World dictionary

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